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Outraged Birmingham mayor goes door-to-door after shooting kills 1 woman, injures 2 others
A broad-daylight triple shooting that left one woman dead and two others injured Monday sent Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin going door-to-door in the neighbor to assure residents the city cares about them and needs their help in solving such crimes.
Fultondale woman searching for kids' stockings after accidentally donating them to thrift store
FULTONDALE, Ala, (WIAT) -- A Fultondale woman is searching for her kids' Christmas stockings after accidentally donating them to a thrift store. Stacey Marcus and her husband decided to get a real Christmas tree this year, so they donated their artificial tree to America's Thrift Store in Gardendale
UAB professor arrested near Riverchase Galleria over I-459 shut down
A University of Alabama at Birmingham professor was arrested Sunday in connection with a protest that briefly shut down Interstate 459 over the Thanksgiving night fatal officer-involved shooting of a Hueytown man.
Gardendale Dollar Tree robbed, suspects in custody
On December 6, 2018 at approximately 10 a.m. Gardendale Police received a call of an armed robbery in progress at the Dollar Tree. Officers responded to the scene and detained one black male, 27 years old, in a vehicle and one black male, 24 years old, in the woods behind the store, according to a r
Gardendale students get standing ovation at Christmas Visions ceremony
On Thursday morning Gardendale High School renewed a tradition which dates back many years. Students, staff and family gathered in the school’s gymnasium for its annual Christmas Visions ceremony. The project, which is run by the Gardendale High School Student Council (GSC), serves as a fundraiser f
Family sought for 2 found dead in Birmingham in recent weeks
Authorities are trying to locate family members of two people who died in Jefferson County in recent weeks. Foul play is not suspected in either death, but their bodies are ready to be released for burial and the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has not been able to find their relatives.
Center Point man wanted for felony in connection with sex offense
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Darion Lee Smiley, 53, is wanted in Jefferson County on a felony warrant charging him with violation of the Sex Offender Registration Notification act. Smiley is described as being 5-foot-08, and weighing 150 pounds, with black/bald hair and brown eyes. The subject is a black male
Gardendale students honored for helping unconscious woman after Galleria shooting
GARDENDALE, Ala. — The gym inside Gardendale High School erupted with applause Thursday morning after Ajah Robinson, Anthonia Anwah and Aiyana Hines were introduced to the crowd. Gardendale Mayor Stan Hogeland presented the three seniors a proclamation following their bravery after the Galleria shoo
Trees reported down across Jefferson Co.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - There have been reports of trees down across the Birmingham area. During the storm last night, the Birmingham area and surrounding counties experienced wind gusts between 30 and 40 m.p.h. As a result, there have been reports of trees down in the road and on houses.
UAB does first-ever study of spectator injuries at sporting events
Injuries are part of the game. That is a common refrain in sports, usually referring to the athletes. But sometimes it is the spectators who get hurt. “You don’t expect to be injured when you attend a sporting event as a spectator,” said Amit Momaya, M.D., a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon in th
Mystery disease paralyzed five-year-old Alabama girl
ORANGE BEACH — A strange disease struck and paralyzed a 5-year-old girl from Orange Beach, according to ABC 33/40. ABC 33/40 is reporting that Annadelle Faulkner has Accute Flaccid Myelitis, and that her case began in an almost innocuous way.
2 arrested in connection to Hoover protests
HOOVER — A Vestavia Hills woman was arrested on Thursday and a man was arrested Sunday at the Riverchase Galleria in connection to the ongoing protests related to the shooting death of Emantic “EJ” Bradford, according to Carol Robinson.
Birmingham man arrested for Wells Fargo bank robbery
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Birmingham Police detectives have made an arrest in connection with a robbery investigation that happened Thursday, December 6. Warrants were obtained for Roger Lee, 41, who was arrested for first-degree robbery and is being held in the Jefferson County Jail.
No rain for this parade! Updated list of Christmas events, parades happening in your community
TRUSSVILLE – Several community holiday festivities scheduled for this weekend have been postponed due to inclement weather. Heavy rain are expected to continue into the weekend. See all the changes here.
First look: ER among new healthcare facilities set to open in Gardendale
GARDENDALE, Ala. — Healthcare options are expanding in North Jefferson County. UAB plans to open a 24 hour emergency room in Gardendale in January. The facility will have an adjacent medical office with primary and specialty care.
Man with Center Point area ties wanted on domestic violence strangulation charge
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Johnathan Jaleel Payne is wanted in Jefferson County on felony warrants charging him with domestic violence by strangulation or suffocation, second degree domestic violence, a shooting complaint, and two counts attempted murder.
Captain D’s fire closes restaurant
In the early morning hours of Saturday, Gardendale Fire and Rescue was called to Captain D’s for a fire in the kitchen area. Fultondale Fire Department also responded to assist Gardendale. The fire was extinguished but the restaurants suffered damage and will be closed indefinitely. This weekend, Wa
Footage shows employee stealing $1,400 from Tarrant restaurant, police say
A 20-year-old Tarrant restaurant worker was caught on camera stealing money from the business, according to police. Authorities said Damoneko Johnson, of Birmingham, was the shift leader of an undisclosed restaurant in Tarrant. Early Friday, said Det. Cpl. James Butterbrodt, surveillance cameras sho
District Attorney: Lawyer for E.J. Bradford's family watched Galleria mall shooting video
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- As supporters and protestors continue to rally in response to the shooting that left E.J. Bradford dead in the Riverchase Galleria shooting, demanding city officials and law enforcement to release the video, a new development has been released.
Groups join forces to bolster police shooting protest, call for 'war' against Hoover
Cara McClure, a leader in the protests against the police shooting at the Riverchase Galleria on Thanksgiving night, leads a crowd of about 200 people in a chant at an organizational meeting at the Muhammad Mosque No. 69 in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.